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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Difficult Conversations: Making it easier to talk to people with dementia about the end-of-life

DifficultConversations: Making it easier to talk to people with dementia about the end-of-life, written and produced by the National Council for Palliative Care offers advice and promotes an open and honest discussion about the end of life for people with dementia.  It is intended for healthcare professionals, caregivers and people with dementia.  
The pamphlet was created with the help of actual conversations with people affected by dementia, and their quotes are highlighted throughout the document, providing direct insight.   It covers information on why it’s important to talk about end of life, when the best time is to talk and the important topics to discuss. 
To view the pamphlet, please visit http://neleolcare.org/data/uploads/publications/difficult-conversations-dementia-1ncpc.pdf